Festive Strawberry Trifle

READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
Recipe by Manami

This is a to "die-for" strawberry trifle. It is easy to make, or can be used with frozen berry slices, as well. This is beautiful for all holidays, dinner parties or just to treat yourselves! I found this on Diana's Desserts and have made a few minor changes, not that it needed it, but I can't help myself.

Top Review by emlet2

I'd probably give this a 4.5 stars. Tasted good, but I was confused a little with the recipe...

I followed the directions almost exactly, except I didn't use amaretto (kids present). The almond extract wasn't specified as to where and when it should be mixed in, so I just poured it into the mixture. It was slightly overpowering with the 1tsp, and if the amaretto would have been added, it would have definately overpowered.

The other problem I had, was the recipe called for a 3 oz box of pudding, which I didn't realize until later that I had bought a 1 oz box. Good thing, becaus ewhen mixed with the 1 cup of milk, it was kind of muddy (and would have been extremely thick with the 3 oz box).

Other than that, tasted pretty good and went over really well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Arrange a layer of lady fingers or chocolate pound cake cubes in the bottom of a large glass trifle bowl or other glass bowl, and douse with amaretto.
  2. Whip the cream cheese and sour cream with sugar and add the pudding mixed with milk until you get a smooth mixture.
  3. Divide mixture into two and cover the lady fingers or chocolate pound cake or regular pound cake, that has had a sprinkling or two of amaretto over and through it, with half the quantity.
  4. Decorate with strawberry halves and sliced almonds, and cover with whipped cream.
  5. Repeat the arrangement of the layers, and top with whole strawberries and whipped cream.
  6. Garnish trifle with chocolate curls.
  7. Keep trifle refrigerated long enough to allow to chill and for the flavors to marry.
  8. Enjoy!

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